What’s the Difference Between the Kia K5 LX and EX?

2022 Kia K5 in Sapphire Blue
2022 Kia K5 LX

vs.

2022 Kia K5 EX
$23,790 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$28,690 MSRP
180-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder engine

Engine

180-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder engine
8-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic
29 city/38 highway

EPA-estimated
MPG Rating

27 city/37 highway
14.8 gallons

Fuel Tank Capacity

15.8 gallons
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Standard
Not Available

Heated/Ventilated
Front Seats

Standard

Are you searching for a sporty and efficient sedan? The 2022 Kia K5 configurations provide a dynamic driving experience on Federal Way roadways by offering exciting performance capabilities, high-tech cabins, and state-of-the-art safety features. If you’re unsure of which K5 configuration is best suited for your daily travels, Sunset Kia of Auburn is here to help! We’ve created this comparison of the entry-level Kia K5 LX and the higher EX trim to help you pick the perfect model for your lifestyle.

 

 

2022 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Price

The 2022 Kia K5 lineup is chock-full of high-quality models that boast affordable price points. Here are the starting prices of the Kia K5 LX and EX:

  • 2022 Kia K5 LX: $23,790 MSRP
  • 2022 Kia K5 EX: $28,690 MSRP

2022 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Performance Specs

Many Sumner drivers often wonder, “What’s the difference between the Kia K5 LX and EX in terms of performance?” Both models come equipped with the same engine, however, their performance specs differ slightly when it comes to mpg ratings and fuel tank capacities. Check out the Kia K5 LV vs. EX performance specs below:

2022 Kia K5 LX Engine Specs

  • 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 180 hp
  • 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 29 mpg city/38 mpg highway
  • Fuel tank capacity of 14.8 gallons

2022 Kia K5 EX Engine Specs

  • 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 180 hp
  • 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway
  • Fuel tank capacity of 15.8 gallons

2022 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Safety & Interior Features

No matter whether you opt for the 2022 Kia K5 LX or EX for your Puyallup journeys, you can expect the latest, innovative in-cabin technologies. Thanks to Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology, you can drive with peace of mind as the following safety features come standard on the LX and EX trims:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • And more!

Both K5 configurations are also filled with advanced connectivity and comfort features. If you opt for the base-level Kia K5 LX, you can enjoy standard features such as an 8.0-inch touchscreen display with a rear camera, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, dual-zone automatic climate control, and remote keyless entry. On the other hand, if you choose the higher Kia K5 EX, you’ll be afforded premium upgrades that include:

  • UVO Link Remote Connectivity
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • USB Charging Outlet
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • Heated/Ventilated Front Seats

Explore the Kia K5 LX and EX at Sunset Kia of Auburn

Now that you’ve read about the difference between the Kia K5 LX and EX, it’s time to experience these sedans in person! Contact us today to arrange a test drive. While you’re here, don’t forget to inquire about our dealership-exclusive perks like Warranty Protection for Life and Oil Changes for Life, so you can get more for your money!

 

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